Training Programme – Improving memory for success in terminal GCSE courses

1 December 2017


  • Which teaching methods, using evidence from cognitive science, have been shown to improve memory retention and recall? How can better course and curriculum planning improve the depth and scope of student knowledge? What are the most effective revision strategies to teach our students?


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This is a three day training programme:

Day 1 – 1 December 2017

  • What is the problem we are trying to solve?
  • What does the research say about the issue?
  • How can we begin to mobilise this research in our different contexts?
  • Plan the work that will be carried out back in schools.


Day 2 – 8 March 2018

  • Review the mobilisation work that has been carried so far.
  • Consider additional evidence to deepen our understanding of the issue.
  • Evaluate the work we have carried out so far and refine our plans.


Day 3 – 11 June

  • Consider how we can effectively evaluate the data we have gathered.
  • Present the findings from the in-school work we have carried out.
  • Plan our next steps so that we can widen the influence of our work.


Led by Andy Tharby & Chris Runeckles

Target audience: Secondary Curriculum Leaders & classroom teachers

Dates: 1 Dec, 8 March, 11 June (Each day will run from 10am – 3pm)

Cost: £295

Venue: The Research Centre, Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 1JX

Click here for online booking.

For further details, please email Lisa Edwards –

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